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Plouescat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Plouescat: highlights and tourist information

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Plouescat is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 74 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Plouescat is 478 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pol-de-Leon at 14 km and Ile-de-Batz at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Plouescat, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Plouescat in Brittany.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Plouescat


Markets in and near Plouescat

Market days in Plouescat: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Plouescat: market Saturday (0km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint-Pol-de-Leon: market Tuesday all day (13km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (14km)
  • Roscoff: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • Carantec: market Thursday (19km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (25km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (26km)

More information about Plouescat, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plouescat, France

What to do at Plouescat? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Plouescat.


  • Océanopolis (36km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Bodilis (15km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (21km)
  • La Roche Maurice (21km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (22km)
  • Guimiliau (23km)
  • La Martyre (23km)
  • Locmelar (24km)
  • Sizun (29km)
  • Commana (31km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (32km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (35km)
  • Plougonven (37km)
  • Brasparts (43km)
  • Lannedern (44km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Delasselle (15km)
  • Jardin exotique (16km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (38km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (38km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (43km)
  • Île Milliau (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (22km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Plouescat

Canton: Plouescat

Arrondissement: Morlaix

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29430

Distance to Plouescat

from Quimper (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 1037 km

from Bordeaux: 505 km

from Strasbourg: 875 km

Getting here

Plouescat is in the north-west of France. Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car from one of the many cross-channel ports along the Brittany and Normandy coast. These are typically within 2 hours drive. For driving distances to Plouescat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cleder, Plounevez-Lochrist and Treflaouenan.

This page in French: Visiter Plouescat

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